Thursday, November 17, 2011

Two British soldiers killed in action - 17 November 2011

Two British soldiers from 1st The Queen's Dragoon Guards were killed in action on 17th November 2011 in Helmand province. They were serving with the Brigade Reconnaissance Force.

Both soldiers were on a patrol providing security in the Yakchal region of Nahr-e Saraj when their armoured vehicle struck an improvised explosive device, resulting in the deaths of two of its crew.

The two soldiers were named as L-Cpl. Richard Scanlon and Lieutenant David Boyce

This latest incident comes a day after British Army Lance Corporal Peter Eustace was killed in a bomb blast in Helmand.

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